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SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance

4.6 out of 5 rating Last updated 25/07/2024   English

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Duration

2 Days

12 CPD hours

Overview

After taking this course, you should be able to:
Describe Cisco WSA
Deploy proxy services
Utilize authentication
Describe decryption policies to control HTTPS traffic
Understand differentiated traffic access policies and identification profiles
Enforce acceptable use control settings
Defend against malware
Describe data security and data loss prevention
Perform administration and troubleshooting

Description

The Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA) v3.0 course shows you how to implement, use, and maintain Cisco© Web Security Appliance (WSA), powered by Cisco Talos, to provide advanced protection for business email and control against web security threats. Through a combination of expert instruction and hands-on practice, you ll learn how to deploy proxy services, use authentication, implement policies to control HTTPS traffic and access, implement use control settings and policies, use the solution's anti-malware features, implement data security and data loss prevention, perform administration of Cisco WSA solution, and more.

Describing Cisco WSA
  • Technology Use Case
    Cisco WSA Solution
    Cisco WSA Features
    Cisco WSA Architecture
    Proxy Service
    Integrated Layer 4 Traffic Monitor
    Data Loss Prevention
    Cisco Cognitive Intelligence
    Management Tools
    Cisco Advanced Web Security Reporting (AWSR) and Third-Party Integration
    Cisco Content Security Management Appliance (SMA)
Deploying Proxy Services
  • Explicit Forward Mode vs. Transparent Mode
    Transparent Mode Traffic Redirection
    Web Cache Control Protocol
    Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP) Upstream and Downstream Flow
    Proxy Bypass
    Proxy Caching
    Proxy Auto-Config (PAC) Files
    FTP Proxy
    Socket Secure (SOCKS) Proxy
    Proxy Access Log and HTTP Headers
    Customizing Error Notifications with End User Notification (EUN) Pages
Utilizing Authentication
  • Authentication Protocols
    Authentication Realms
    Tracking User Credentials
    Explicit (Forward) and Transparent Proxy Mode
    Bypassing Authentication with Problematic Agents
    Reporting and Authentication
    Re-Authentication
    FTP Proxy Authentication
    Troubleshooting Joining Domains and Test Authentication
    Integration with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
Creating Decryption Policies to Control HTTPS Traffic
  • Transport Layer Security (TLS)/Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Inspection Overview
    Certificate Overview
    Overview of HTTPS Decryption Policies
    Activating HTTPS Proxy Function
    Access Control List (ACL) Tags for HTTPS Inspection
    Access Log Examples
Understanding Differentiated Traffic Access Policies and Identification Profiles
  • Overview of Access Policies
    Access Policy Groups
    Overview of Identification Profiles
    Identification Profiles and Authentication
    Access Policy and Identification Profiles Processing Order
    Other Policy Types
    Access Log Examples
    ACL Decision Tags and Policy Groups
    Enforcing Time-Based and Traffic Volume Acceptable Use Policies, and End User Notifications
Defending Against Malware
  • Web Reputation Filters
    Anti-Malware Scanning
    Scanning Outbound Traffic
    Anti-Malware and Reputation in Policies
    File Reputation Filtering and File Analysis
    Cisco Advanced Malware Protection
    File Reputation and Analysis Features
    Integration with Cisco Cognitive Intelligence
Enforcing Acceptable Use Control Settings
  • Controlling Web Usage
    URL Filtering
    URL Category Solutions
    Dynamic Content Analysis Engine
    Web Application Visibility and Control
    Enforcing Media Bandwidth Limits
    Software as a Service (SaaS) Access Control
    Filtering Adult Content
Data Security and Data Loss Prevention
  • Data Security
    Cisco Data Security Solution
    Data Security Policy Definitions
    Data Security Logs
Performing Administration and Troubleshooting
  • Monitor the Cisco Web Security Appliance
    Cisco WSA Reports
    Monitoring System Activity Through Logs
    System Administration Tasks
    Troubleshooting
    Command Line Interface
References
  • Comparing Cisco WSA Models
    Comparing Cisco SMA Models
    Overview of Connect, Install, and Configure
    Deploying the Cisco Web Security Appliance Open Virtualization Format (OVF) Template
    Mapping Cisco Web Security Appliance Virtual Machine (VM) Ports to Correct Networks
    Connecting to the Cisco Web Security Virtual Appliance
    Enabling Layer 4 Traffic Monitor (L4TM)
    Accessing and Running the System Setup Wizard
    Reconnecting to the Cisco Web Security Appliance
    High Availability Overview
    Hardware Redundancy
    Introducing Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP)
    Configuring Failover Groups for High Availability
    Feature Comparison Across Traffic Redirection Options
    Architecture Scenarios When Deploying Cisco AnyConnect© Secure Mobility
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

FAQ for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance Course

Available Delivery Options for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance training.
  • Live Instructor Led Classroom Online (Live Online)
  • Traditional Instructor Led Classroom (TILT/ILT)
  • Delivery at your offices in London or anywhere in the UK
  • Private dedicated course as works for your staff.
How many CPD hours does the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance training provide?

The 2 day. SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance training course give you up to 12 CPD hours/structured learning hours. If you need a letter or certificate in a particular format for your association, organisation or professional body please just ask.

What is the correct audience for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance training?

Security architects
System designers
Network administrators
Operations engineers
Network managers, network or security technicians, and security engineers and managers responsible for web security
Cisco integrators and partners

Do you provide training for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance.

Yes we provide corporate training, dedicated training and closed classes for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance. This can take place anywhere in Ireland including, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Northern Ireland or live online allowing you to have your teams from across Ireland or further afield to attend a single training event saving travel and delivery expenses.

What is the duration of the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance program.

The SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance training takes place over 2 day(s), with each day lasting approximately 8 hours including small and lunch breaks to ensure that the delegates get the most out of the day.

Why are Nexus Human the best provider for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance?
Nexus Human are recognised as one of the best training companies as they and their trainers have won and hold many awards and titles including having previously won the Small Firms Best Trainer award, national training partner of the year for Ireland on multiple occasions, having trainers in the global top 30 instructor awards in 2012, 2019 and 2021. Nexus Human has also been nominated for the Tech Excellence awards multiple times. Learning Performance institute (LPI) external training provider sponsor 2024.
Is there a discount code for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance training.

Yes, the discount code PENPAL5 is currently available for the SWSA v3.0-Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance training. Other discount codes may also be available but only one discount code or special offer can be used for each booking. This discount code is available for companies and individuals.

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